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Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of the volunteers is army veteran, phil bower, his helicopter was shot down in iraq in 2003. >> because of those injuries became an amputee, post- traumatic stress disorder. >> after losing almost everything, he found new life by volunteering with the mission continues fellowship program. >> i found through everything that giving back helped give me that purpose that forced me to get up in the morning. >> now this veteran is helping another veteran in need. >> my neighbors come outside, this is really nice. >> it's events like this that have made september 11 the largest annual day of charitable activity in the united states. last year for the 10th anniversary, more than 33 million people took part in this national day of service and remembrance. >> there is no greater thing you can do than to sort of celebrate, you know, not only those lives, but the message of giving back to the community. >> in seat pleasant, kristin fisher, 9news now. >> they are marking the 9/11 anniversary with an afternoon of service at freedom plaza. city leaders gathered for service projects. >>> hundreds of egy
CBS
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
's been in afghanistan, the balkans, iraq, the sudan and libya twice since the revolution. >> whoever did this is a small group and whoever made the film in the u.s. states is that's offensive to muslims, that's a small group, too. the difference is that what the group in the united states did was protected. >> reporter: the school has produced hundreds of diplomats now serving the world over including tunisia, kosovo and malta. the current ambassador to syria, robert ford, he's also a graduate here. he's been called back to the u.s. because it's too dangerous there. >> for take lot of students thinking about going -- a lot of students thinking about going into this line of work, we realize this is a potential hazard of the job. >> reporter: these two students are in their final year of study at hopkins before joining the foreign service and say the killings have not changed their career plans. >> i know that libyans and americans alike were fighting in arms against the insurgents to fight away, but sometimes these things just happen. >> reporter: president obama has ordered that secur
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